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The Platte Valley Players
Announces AUDITIONS for the musical comedy

BINGO: THE WINNING MUSICAL

Directed by Joel Adam Chavez
Music Direction by Bonnie Simcox
Choreographed by Kelly Van Oosbree

AUDITION DATES:
Sunday April 27th 6:30-9:00
Monday April 28th 6:30-9:00

AUDITION LOCATION:
First Presbyterian Church of Brighton 510 South 27th Ave. Brighton, CO 80601

Looking for 6 women and 1 man to fill roles in this very funny musical comedy.  All roles are available.

VERN - Matriarch of the group; funny; robust; stubborn and crusty, but with a good heart buried under her gruff exterior. Mermanesque Broadway belt, showing range and power from low A to a solid C.
PATSY - Somewhat mousey; neurotic; obsessively superstitious, yet underneath all that anxiety lies a rock star who can let it rip! Pop belt to F.
HONEY - Leggy; beautiful, but a little past her prime. She’s an extremely loveable sex kitten if not the brightest of bulbs. Belt/mix to E.
SAM WONNIETSKI/FRANK - Sam is the Bingo caller – tall, rugged, and handsome. He loves his job and takes his calling very seriously. The only thing that can distract him is Honey – the woman of his dreams. In flashbacks, he doubles as FRANK – a long-haired, hippie bingo caller from the past. Baritone to F.
MINNIE MARTINELLI - Friendly bingo hall manager, she’s everyone’s favorite, Although this woman could be the oldest in the group, she’s still spry and quick on her feet. She must be extremely comfortable interacting and improvising with the audience and have a good, warm energy. Belt up to C.
BERNICE BOODALAY - Super mom; genuinely sweet and cheerful. She’s the peacemaker and pie baker, and spreads sunshine wherever she goes….maybe a bit passive aggressive with her friends. Belt to C.
ALISON BOODALAY - Bernice’s daughter – fresh faced, passionate, optimistic, perky and quirky. She is a young, comedic character woman in an ingénue’s body. Must be able to belt F sharp.

PREPARE:
*16 – 32 bars of a musical theatre or pop song.
*Please bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. No taped music or a cappella allowed.
*Please bring a headshot, resume, and list of conflicts.
*You may be asked to sing something from the show and cold read from the script.

E-mail pvptheatre@gmail.com to schedule your audition slot.  Please state your name and preferred time slot.

REHEARSALS:
Music rehearsals will begin in mid-May-tentatively the week of May 12th and May 19th (dates/time TBD). There will be no rehearsal the week of June 9th.  Rehearsal schedule is typical 3 days a week – 2 weeknights, 1 weekend day- but it is dependent upon cast and director availability.  A schedule will be created after casting.

TECH WEEK:
Monday-Thursday  July 21-24

6 PERFORMANCES: (All performances are held at The Armory at Brighton Cultural Center)
Friday July 25 7:30 PM  (6:00 call)
Saturday July 26 2:00 PM  (12:30 call) & 7:30 PM  (6:00 call)
Friday August  1  7:30 PM (6 PM call)
Saturday August 2 2:00 PM (12:30 call)  & 7:30 PM (6:00 call)
**no Sunday performances

The Platte Valley Players is a community theatre based in Brighton, Colorado – less than 30 minutes northeast of downtown Denver.  They have been producing high quality theatre since 2003.

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